Gordon M. Burghardt works in several areas of animal behavior and is an expert on the ethology of reptiles and bears. He also works on many aspects of play behavior, ethical treatment of animals, and zoo animal welfare.
Animal Behavior Experts
Annette Engel works to understand the nature and extent of microbial activities in geochemical reactions that involve aqueous solutions and geological materials through time.
Elizabeth Strand is the founding director of Veterinary Social Work whose interests include the link between human and animal violence, animals in family systems, the scholarly and practice development of veterinary social work as a sub-specialty of social work practice, communication skills, conflict resolution, and mediation and stress management techniques in animal welfare environments.
Gary McCracken researches population biology, molecular ecology, animal behavior, conservation biology, and the ecology of infectious diseases.